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dr. A.J.J. Braaksma (Jan)

Associate Professor

About Me

Jan Braaksma is associate professor in the chair of Maintenance Engineering at the University of Twente. He is the director of the WCM Summer School part of the WCM Maintenance Education Consortium (MEC). He is projectleader in the SIRA research project. He has worked for the University of Groningen (RuG) and the Dutch Defense Academy (NLDA). He holds a Master’s degree in Business and ICT and a PhD degree in Economics and Business. Jan’s research focuses on Asset Management with a special attention for  Asset Life Cycle Planning, Maintenance Engineering, systems integration and Design for Maintenance.

Expertise

Assets
Industry
Railway
Economics
Life Cycle
Life Cycle
Decision Making
Asset Management
Predictive Maintenance
Life Cycle Management

Research

Jan’s research focuses on Asset Management with a special attention for  Asset Life Cycle Planning, Maintenance Engineering, Systems integration, Design for Maintenance and the circular economy.

Publications

Recent
Ramtahalsing, M. M. , Haanstra, W. , Braaksma, J. , Rajabalinejad, M. , & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2021). Systems Control in Railway Transport, Challenges Towards Managing Integration. In 10th International Conference on Through-life Engineering Service Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
Ramtahalsing, M. M., Kuiper-Hutten, L. , Haanstra, W. , Braaksma, J. , Rajabalinejad, M. , & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2021). Climate Change in Dutch Railway Infrastructure: Towards a Framework for Adaptation Strategies. In 10th International Conference on Through-life Engineering Service Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
Ton, B., Basten, R., Bolte, J. , Braaksma, J., Bucchianico, A. D., Calseyde, P. V. D., Grooteman, F., Heskes, T., Jansen, N., Teeuw, W. , Tinga, T. , & Stoelinga, M. (2020). PrimaVera: Synergising Predictive Maintenance. Applied Sciences, 10(23), 1-19. [8348]. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10238348
Jakubeit, N. , Rajabalinejad, M. , Braaksma, J. , & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2020). Collaborative Decision-Making Challenges in the Dutch Railway System. In G. A. Boy, A. Guegan, D. Krob, & V. Vion (Eds.), Complex Systems Design & Management: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Complex Systems Design & Management, CSD&M Paris 2019 (pp. 193-193). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34843-4_18
Wu, S. K. , Braaksma, A. J. J. , & van Dongen, L. A. M. (Accepted/In press). Innovation Management in outsourced railway maintenance: the case of a Dutch railway service provider. In S. Singh, A. Martinetti, A. Majumdar, & L. A. M. van Dongen (Eds.), Transportation Systems: Managing Performance through Advanced Maintenance Engineering (pp. 133-170). (Asset Analytics - Performance and Safety Management). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9323-6_9
Moerman, J-J. , Braaksma, A. J. J. , & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2019). Assessing the Potential for Resilient Performance in Rolling Stock Maintenance: The Pitstop Case. Manuscript submitted for publication. In S. Singh, A. Martinetti, A. Majumdar, & L. A. M. van Dongen (Eds.), Transportation Systems: Managing Performance through Advanced Maintenance Engineering (pp. 195-221). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9323-6_12
Haanstra, W., Gelpke, R. , Braaksma, A. J. J., Karakoc, I., & Den Hartog, C. (Accepted/In press). Integrating sustainability in asset management decision making: A case study on streamlined life cycle assessment in asset procurement. Paper presented at 25th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2019, Madrid, Spain.
Haanstra, W. , & Braaksma, A. J. J. (2018). Life Cycle Costing in physical Asset Management: a multiple case study. Paper presented at 20th International Working Seminar on Production Economics 2018, Innsbruck, Austria.
Wu, S. K. , & Braaksma, A. J. J. (2017). Continuous maintenance performance improvement: A multiple case study on maintenance policy management. In Conference proceedings of the 24th annual EurOMA conference (pp. 1-10). [42350]

UT Research Information System

Education

Coordinator professional course / Master Class Maintenance Engineering & Management Oisterwijk

Director WCM Summer School on Maintenance Management & Engineering

Coordinator Research centre (TIME) Twente is Maintenance Excellence

Coordinator Master’s course (MEM) Maintenance Engineering & Management and attached PDEng course Maintenance Engineering & Management for PDEng (201500454)

Affiliated Study Programmes

Master

Courses

Projects

Co-promotor in the following (PhD and PDEng) research project(s):


Vacancy (AMICO)

Vacancy (Primavera)

Nina Jakubeit (HUMAN+/SIRA)

Merishna Ramtahalsing (HUMAN+/SIRA),

Sukon Wu,  on Advanced Maintenance Planning in cooperation with Strukton.


Jan-Jaap Moerman, on Smooth introduction Next Generation Trains in cooperation with NedTrain.


Willem Haanstra,  on TCO/LCC in cooperation with Alliander.

Past (PhD) projects:

Dr. Wieger Tiddens, on Advanced Diagnostics and Prognostics in cooperation with NLR and Dutch Defense Academy (finished sep. 2018)

Dr. Richard Ruitenburg, on Asset Life Cycle planning in cooperation with Alliander (finished sep. 2017)

 

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands